Officer-in-charge proud of police team

Alexander ScottNorth West Telegraph
Port Hedland Police Station's new officer-in-charge, Sergeant Steve Cleal
Camera IconPort Hedland Police Station's new officer-in-charge, Sergeant Steve Cleal Credit: North West Telegraph, Daneka Hill

Sergeant Steve Cleal arrived in Port Hedland earlier this month and police have since charged a total of 19 people from Port and South Hedland. Offences have included burglaries, stolen motor vehicles, stealing, assaults and traffic counts.

Sgt Cleal said he was proud to report on the work achieved by his staff but also wanted to remind residents to lock the doors to their houses and cars.

“Our station may not look Hollywood but the staff here at Port Hedland are always out there working hard to look after you,” he said. “I am proud of how much work the young, energetic staff of Port Hedland Police Station have produced recently.”

Sgt Cleal said while he loved relaxed towns, there was always a need to be aware of opportunistic crime. “I love the relaxed country towns, but just be aware opportunistic crime does occur and the amount of offences could have been reduced by simply locking up your valuables, and please don’t leave your keys in the ignition,” he said.

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